He asked me, “O Muhammad, about what does the most supreme society argue?” I replied, “(They argue about) the expiating acts and (the acts that elevate) the ranks (of the believers in Jannah).”
He asked, “What are the expiating acts?” I replied, “(They are) walking (once and again) to the jama’ah prayers, sitting in the place of prayer (saying thikr) after prayers, waiting (with anticipation) for the (next) prayer after the (previous) prayer, and performing complete wudu’ (even in) disliked conditions.”
He asked, “What are the (acts that elevate in) ranks?” I replied, “(They are:) feeding food (to the needy), spreading (the greeting of) salam, speaking kindly (to others), and praying at night while people are asleep.” Then He commanded me, “Ask (from me),
“Allahumma inni as’aluka fi’l-al-khayrat, wa-tark-al-munkarat , wa-hubb-al-masakin, wa-an-taghfira li wa-tarhamani. Wa-itha aradta fitnatan fi qawmin, fa-tawaffani ghayra maftun. Wa-as’aluka hubbaka, wahubba man yuhibbuka, wahubba ‘amalin yuquarribuni ila hubbik—
Revolution, it was recorded by at-Tirmithi, ahmad, and others. Verified to be authentic by al-Albani (as-sahihah no. 3169, as-sunnah nos. 388, 465-471, and Irwa’ul-ghalil no. 684).
Surah Isra 17 verse 80 Say: “O my Lord! let my entry be by the Gate of Truth and Honor and likewise my exit by the Gate of Truth and Honor; and grant me from Thy Presence an authority to aid (me).”
Transliteration :Wa qur rabbi adkhilni mudkhala sidqiw wa akhrijni mukhraja sidqiw wa-j’al li mil ladunka sulta_nan nasira_(n).
Al-Tirmidhi HadithHadith 2482 Narrated by AbuHurayrah (May Allah be pleased with him)
Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) used to say, ” O Allah, grant me benefit in what Thou hast taught me, teach me what will benefit me, and increase my knowledge. Praise be to Allah in all circumstances. I seek refuge in Allah from the state of those who go to Hell.”
Tirmidhi and Ibn Majah transmitted it, Tirmidhi saying this is a tradition whose isnad is gharib.